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April 2018

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Adventure High: Schools that are revolutionizing outdoor education

In recent years, the experiential education movement has surged in popularity. We looked to our literal backyards of Charlottesville, Va., and Asheville, N.C., to...

The Wildlife Game: ‘Wildlife’ has become a loaded word

The Southeast is home to black bears, the last red wolves, endangered sea turtles, elk, eagles, and even a few mountain lions. Although the...

Cherokee’s Outdoor Jackpot

Cherokee, North Carolina, may very well be the next best mountain town, and you can thank Harrah’s Cherokee Casino for that. Harrah’s Cherokee Casino never...

Outdoor Family Guide

Meet 10 inspiring outdoor parents and young adventurers exploring our mountains. In 1993, Cindy Ross of New Ringgold, Pennsylvania, an accomplished thru-hiker with the Appalachian...

Against Trophies: No More Participation Medals

Why participation medals are undermining what matters most about sports When it comes to young children, trophies can be a valuable tool. Alarmingly, however, participation...

Flashpoint: Wilderness Under Assault

A GOP bid to allow bikes in wilderness threatens to crack a conservation coalition. In mid-November, the House Committee on Natural Resources voted 22-18 to add...